Friends of Andy Ausonio Library, Inc.
We are a nonprofit organization, a Friends Group. Established in 1985, our primary goal is to support the Director and Patrons through fundraising, advocacy, volunteerism, public awareness campaigns, and literacy programs.
Our organization shall maintain an association of persons interested in the Library to foster community participation in, support for, and cooperation with the Library in developing Library services and facilities for the community; and to solicit and encourage gifts, endowments, and bequests.
Articles of Incorporation and bylaws
The Friends of the Andy Ausonio Library was organized for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Executive Board of Officers includes; President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Chairmen of Committees shall be appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board of Officers. Branch Librarian, David Tavarez is an ex-officio member of the Executive Board of Officers.
Membership & Donations
Open to all individuals, families, and organizations with an agreement of their purpose. There are different types or classifications and memberships: Individuals, Families, Businesses, and Organizations. For questions concerning memberships and dues, contact the Friends at (831) 796-8724. See slides of past classes and services from our page, Programs.
Cash donations are appreciated, and written checks may be addressed to the Friends of Andy Ausonio Library. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the I.R.S. Donation envelopes are available from the front desk of the Andy Ausonio Library, and are also enclosed with our bimonthly newsletters. You may choose to make your donation a memorial, honorary, or gift. An acknowledgment of your gift may be included.
Within the lobby of the Andy Ausonio Library, the Memorial Tree can be easily seen from both entrances. Donors may select different options to honor the memory of a person, family, or business. The name of the individual or organization may be engraved on different shapes including leaves (i.e., brass, aluminum, and copper), acorns, butterflies, small rocks, and large rocks. Donation envelopes provide information on the selections available.